yod

noun
\ ˈyȯd How to pronounce yod (audio) , ˈyu̇d \

Definition of yod

: the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see Alphabet Table

Examples of yod in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The visible writing shows the letters yod, resh, bet, ayin and lamed, with remnants of other characters suggesting the original message was longer. Livia Gershon, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 July 2021

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First Known Use of yod

1735, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yod

Hebrew yōdh

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Last Updated

24 Jul 2021

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“Yod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yod. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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